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SWMO HR Conference




8th Annual Southwest Missouri Human Resources Conference & Expo


 Wednesday, April 17, 2019





Oasis Convention Center - Paradise Ballroom
2546 N Glenstone Ave, Springfield, MO 65803
(Click here for map)





Introducing Your 2019 Conference Keynote Speaker

Shari Harley

Author, Founder/CEO of Candid Culture

Shari Harley is a business communication expert. She started her career selling and facilitating effective communication programs for Dale Carnegie Training. She has also served as a business communication trainer for American Century Investments, led leadership development and succession planning for OppenheimerFunds, and taught leadership courses at the University of Denver. Harley holds an MA in applied communication from the University of Denver and a BA in psychology from Washington University in St. Louis, Missouri.

In 2007 Harley left her corporate director job to launch CANDID CULTURE, a business communication training and keynote speaking firm that seeks to bring effective communication back to the workplace, making it easier to give positive feedback and constructive feedback at work. Shari is known globally as an engaging, funny, content-rich business communication keynote speaker and trainer. Her practical approach to making business relationships work and improving business communication has enabled her to speak and train throughout the United States and in Singapore, Thailand, Malaysia, India, Dubai, and Australia. She holds the CSP (Certified Speaking Professional) designation.

Shari has a passion for international travel, and there are few places she won't go. When not traveling, speaking, or training, Shari spends as much time as possible outside. She lives in Denver, Colorado.

Click here to learn more about Shari and her expertise!

Secondary Conference Keynote Speaker

Randy Mayes

Professional Certified Coach, ICF

Randy Mayes has worked in the organizational and people development space full-time since 2005. Now as the owner of DRYVE Leadership Group and previously as the co-founder and CEO of People Centric Consulting Group located in Springfield, Missouri. Randy has worked with businesses across the country to create, build, and maintain healthy, high performance organizations that get improved results. Healthy organizations are ones in which people are growing both personally and professionally. They are also characterized by clear direction, fluid communication, as well as engaged and motivated team members. 


Thank you to our 2019 Keynote Sponsor!

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